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Trail Running Western Massachusetts

Author : Ben Kimball
ISBN : 9781611687873
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Ben Kimball, a long-time trail runner, provides profiles of fifty-one great trail runs in western Massachusetts. Geographically, this book covers the area between the Quabbin Reservoir and upstate New York, including the Pioneer Valley and Berkshire areas as well as portions of the Taconic Highlands. Elevations range from the lowlands of the Connecticut River and Housatonic River valleys to the state's highest point at the top of Mount Greylock. The trails profiled represent a range of locations within the region as well as a range of difficulty levels and terrain types. There are options for everyone, from the beginner to the experienced trail runner looking for new options. Each run receives a two-page treatment that includes an informative trail description and a trail map, along with a scannable QR code to download each map to your smartphone. This book will appeal to the entire running community of Massachusetts and the surrounding region, including the Pioneer Valley along the Connecticut River, communities along the Housatonic River corridor in the Berkshires, the many running clubs in the Boston area, and seasonal vacationers.

Massachusetts Trail Guide

Author : John S. Burk
ISBN : 1628420200
Genre : Reference
File Size : 58. 40 MB
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This tenth edition of AMC s comprehensive trail guide revisits more than 390 trails across the Bay State including 30 new to this edition. Readers will rely on detailed trail descriptions that include driving directions, elevation gain and mileage, and suggested trips. Two pull-out map sheets feature six of the state s most hiker-friendly public trail networks. Whether readers are planning close-to-home day hikes or backpacking excursions, this essential guide should be in every Bay State trekker s library."

Henry Knox And The Revolutionary War Trail In Western Massachusetts

Author : Bernard A. Drew
ISBN : 9780786489657
Genre : History
File Size : 83. 69 MB
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"During the winter of 1776, in one of the most incredible logistical feats of the Revolutionary War, Henry Knox and his teamsters transported cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston to help drive British forces from the city. This history documents Knox's precise route and chronicles the evolution of an ordinary Indian path into a a war road"--Provided by publisher.

Best Easy Day Hikes Berkshires

Author : Jim Bradley
ISBN : 9780762767885
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 43. 33 MB
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Best Easy Day Hikes Berkshires includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 20 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.

Amc S Best Day Hikes In The Berkshires

Author : Rene Laubach
ISBN : 162842012X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 52. 13 MB
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Discover 50 of the most impressive trails in the Berkshires, home of the Appalachian Trail in Massachusetts. Ideal for families, nature lovers, and hiking enthusiasts, this fully revised and updated guide will lead you through the region s scenic natural areas, past historic landmarks, and up to some of the state s best vistas. The hikes stretch from Mount Greylock south to Bash Bish Falls and include ten entirely new routes. Each description includes a map and a summary of the trip time, distance, and difficulty. Author, birder, and wildlife biologist Rene Laubach also recommends the best trails for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, and regularly notes the area s plentiful flora and fauna. Whether you re a resident or a visitor looking for a short walk or a daylong adventure, this is your essential four-season reference for the Berkshires."

Amc S Best Day Hikes Near Boston

Author : Michael Tougias
ISBN : 1934028479
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 45. 98 MB
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A guide to 60 of the best day hikes in the Boston metro area and Cape Cod.

Eastern Alpine Guide

Author : Mike Jones
ISBN : 9781512603033
Genre : Nature
File Size : 31. 50 MB
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This unique book celebrates and documents the incredible and colorful biodiversity of the mountain landscapes of eastern North America, covering all of the major alpine ecosystems in New England, New York, QuŽbec, Newfoundland, and Labrador. Twenty scientists, explorers, naturalists, and land managers from the United States and Canada have collaborated to create this definitive and beautiful account of the flora and fauna of the eastern alpine tundra.

Total Immersion

Author : Terry Laughlin
ISBN : 9781451688337
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 49. 78 MB
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Swim better—and enjoy every lap—with Total Immersion, a guide to improving your swimming from an expert with more than thirty years of experience in the water. Terry Laughlin, the world’s #1 authority on swimming success, has made his unique approach even easier for anyone to master. Whether you’re an accomplished swimmer or have always found swimming to be a struggle, Total Immersion will show you that it’s mindful fluid movement—not athletic ability—that will turn you into an efficient swimmer. This new edition of the bestselling Total Immersion features: · A thoughtfully choreographed series of skill drills—practiced in the mindful spirit of yoga—that can help anyone swim more enjoyably · A holistic approach to becoming one with the water and to developing a swimming style that’s always comfortable · Simple but thorough guidance on how to improve fitness and form · A complementary land-and-water program for achieving a strong and supple body at any age Based on more than thirty years of teaching, coaching, and research, Total Immersion has dramatically improved the physical and mental experience of swimming for thousands of people of all ages and abilities.


Author : Cheryl Strayed
ISBN : 9780307476074
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 83. 70 MB
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A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again.

Explorer S Guide Berkshire Hills Pioneer Valley Of Western Massachusetts Third Edition

Author : Christina Tree
ISBN : 9781581578683
Genre : Travel
File Size : 21. 69 MB
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This revised and updated guide provides the best lodging, dining, and activity suggestions for New England's most inviting region for lovers of the arts. Seasoned travel writers Christina Tree and William Davis tell you everything you need to know about this naturally beautiful and culturally rich region. As they lead you across the Mohawk Trail and along scenic drives, you’ll visit must-see performing arts festivals, museums, wineries, antiques shops, nature preserves, and the best places to stay and to eat, from 4-star restaurants to classic diners.

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